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About Lina Gomaa

Ms Gomaa received an MA in Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting from University of Salford, UK. At Beloit College, USA, She obtained her BA in Creative Writing, with a minor in Journalism. Moreover, at Beloit College, she has had her training as a teacher, obtaining a certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language. In Egypt, Ms Gomaa obtained a BA in Arabic/English Translation and English literature from Faculty of Languages, Alsun, Ain Shams University, I. At the American University in Cairo, she has received the certificate of Teaching Arabic for non-native speakers. Ms Gomaa has taught Arabic and English to non-native-speakers at several universities in Egypt and the USA. During her travels in the UK, US and Egypt, she has attended several workshops on leadership and teaching in addition to publishing articles in Arabic and English. Ms Gomaa’s research interests are second language acquisition and translation including holy texts, focusing on the Holy Quran translations into English.


Present Senior Instructor, Portland State University World Languages and Literatures

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